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  • COVID19 Work

    Day 75: WFH or not?

    So lately I have been struggling on my working from home days. I think it’s because my work has really ramped up and . . . my kids are distracting. At the same time,…

    May 29, 2020
  • COVID19 Work

    Day 60: Work & Stuff

    Yesterday was a bit better. Busy, but not terrible. I had a couple of nice interactions with other physicians and it made me think a bit about how people generally treat each other in…

    May 14, 2020
  • COVID19 Work

    Day 59: Rough Day

    Yesterday was . . . not a good day. I was thrown into a work situation (not related to call) and in retrospect, attending multiple planning meetings on my call day was a bad…

    May 13, 2020
  • COVID19 Planners Work

    Day 36: New Week

    AND entering the last 3rd of April. Some longtime readers may have noticed that I often relish the fresh start of a new month . . . and fall apart a bit towards the…

    April 20, 2020
  • COVID19 Work

    Day 35: Settling In

    It’s weird. One would think things would get more tiresome/stressful as the current stay-at-home measures have continued. BUT, the opposite has held true. So far, anyway. Maybe this is because the dread of what…

    April 19, 2020
  • COVID19 Planners Work

    Day 34: Planning-Related

    Someone asked if I was still using the Full Focus Planner. The answer is YES. I find it a nearly perfect planner for the COVID-19 lifestyle. The layout helps me to keep my mind…

    April 18, 2020
  • COVID19 Parenting Work

    Day 31: Meetings & School

    I have 5 hours of meetings on my calendar today. I know this is typical in some knowledge work fields but it is definitely NOT normal for me! Luckily I do not have telemed…

    April 15, 2020
  • COVID19 Fitness Work

    Day 30: Call Week Begins

    Eek. But on the bright side: Our most recent pandemic practice model (subject to change) has shifted to allow for much of the inpatient work for consultants (like me) to be done remotely, too.…

    April 14, 2020